Anaconda throws unknown error while formatting XFS filesystem during kickstart

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  • While kickstarting RHEL 7, anaconda formats most of the filesystems then throws an unknown error during formatting XFS filesystem.
  • Below is the line used in kickstart:
logvol  /var/cache/fscache --fstype=xfs --vgname=rootvg --name=cachevol --size=12288 --fsoptions=user_xattr,noatime,nodiratime


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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